Archive for August, 2019

Casio Casiotone Keyboards




Casio, 61-Key Portable Keyboard (LK-S250)


In the early ‘80s, Casio released the Casiotone range of portable keyboards. Now after almost 40 years later, Casio is introducing a revamped line-up of Casiotone models for the new generation of music players.


The Casiotone CT-S200, CT-S300 and LK-S250 are similar to their predecessors, with each offering a wide range- 400 of built-in sounds and 122 rhythms. plus 50 patterns of Dance Music Mode. In addition, you will also get USB MIDI and a rechargeable battery, and portability is aided by the inclusion of a carry handle. Weighing in at just six pounds, thanks to the slim chassis which has kept the weight down and make it more portable then ever, and there are 61 full-size keys.


Expect to see the new Casiotone  CT-S200, CT-S300, LK-S250 in stores later this year. Prices are $109 for the CT-S200, $139 for the CT-S300, and $159 for the LK-S250.

Yamaha PSR-SXs Arranger Workstation Keyboards



The Yamaha PSR-SX series is the new generation digital arranger workstation keyboards replacing the popular Yamaha PSR-S range. The two new models in the PSR-SX range are the SX700 and SX900, both equipped with more Voices, more Styles and a new Design.


Besides getting a completely redesigned user interface with an integrated 7” touch screen, new assignable buttons, joystick expression and live controllers, all taking their cues from the flagship Genos range.


In addition, the new SXs are packed with a vast range of expressive sounds and voices than ever before, makes the PSR-SXs your ultimate musical partner.


The PSR-SX900 features:

    • 1337 Voices, including 252 Super Articulation Voices, 24 Organ Flutes! Voices. 56 Drum/SFX kits
    • 525 Styles, including 463 Pro Styles, 46 Session Styles, 10 DJ Styles and 6 Freeplay Styles
    • Pre-installed Expansion content
    • Real Distortion and Real Reverb, with an intuitive effects interface
    • 1GB on-board memory for expansion data
    • 4GB internal memory
    • MIDI song file capacity: 3MB per file
    • Joystick, FSB keyboard, Sub output, and Expansive Soundfield Speakers for powerful live performance
    • Intuitive and fast control with 7″ colour touch screen and Assignable function
    • Chord Looper function
    • Mic/Guitar input for use when singing or collaborating with other performers
    • Playlist and Registration for quick and easy setup
    • Vocal Harmony and Synth Vocoder functions
    • Audio Recording (WAV/MP3)
    • Voice and Style expandability with the Yamaha Expansion Manager
    • 2 USB TO DEVICE terminals
    • External display capability
    • Bluetooth Audio *may not have this functionality depending on the country.